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more hurting people, peace." the other identified victim is 29-year-old krystle campbell. her father says the family is shocked and devastated. officials think the bombs consisted of explosives and shrapnel packed in pressure cookers. hidden inside black duffel bags. president obama will travel to boston on thursday to speak at an interfaith service. today, he vowed to find those responsible and labeled the bombings an act of terrorism. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act. and given what we now know about what took place, the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. it will take time to follow every lead and determine what happened. but we will find out. we will find whoever harmed our citizens and we will bring them to justice. >> today we also are getting new video of the actual explosions. including the only tape we've seen taken by a woman actually running in the race. [ explosion ] . >> and new radio calls from first responders reveal the chaotic moments just after the explosions. >> we have
-old krystle campbell, who was killed in the explosion, will be laid to rest in bedford, massachusetts. a memorial was planned for the third victim, lingzi lu on boston university campus tonight. her parents who traveled from china will be in attendance. meantime critically injured transit officer richard donahue, remains hospitalized. >> this was a truly exsanguinating injury meaning that the officer's blood volume was almost entirely lost to the point of heart stopping. >> reporter: now doctors are saying they are cautiously optimistic about his recovery. at 2:50 p.m. today, the exact time the first blast went off one week ago, all massachusetts residents are being asked to observe a moment of silence in honor of the victims. and, john, this is certainly still a city in recovery. but you do get a sense that the city is resilient. you mentioned the boston strong signs. you see those all over the city. that's really been the motto since the attack and we're seeing that this morning on local buses. john? >> all right, pamela brown here in boston with us. again, that moment of silence ha
slider still in beta. >>> welcome back. i'm anderson cooper live in boston. krystle campbell's funeral has just finished in medford, massachusetts. we're seeing her being brought out of the church. her casket carried out of st. joseph's church. she was 29 years old, a restaurant manager just weeks shy of her 30th birthday. tonight, a memorial will be held also for the 23-year-old chinese graduate student lu lingzi. she was one class away from graduating with a masters from boston university. much more coverage ahead from boston, but i do want to bring us up-to-date on what's been happening in west, texas. take a look. that explosion that devastated parts of west, texas, took the lives of so many first responders. in the city of west they're trying to cope with the death and destruction from the fertilizer plant explosion last week. 14 people were killed including a number of volunteer firefighters and ems personnel. martin savidge joins us now in west, texas. martin, what's the latest? do they know at this point what caused that explosion? >> they're working to find that out, anderson
-old sister were seriously wounded. >>> and a second victim identified this evening was krystle campbell of medford, massachusetts, a 29-year-old restaurant manager who went to watch the race with her best friend. still no word on the identity of the third person killed. >>> and a teacher from the baltimore area is among the injured. erika brannock is a native, she sustained injuries to her legs and feet and is enduring a second operation today. her husband and sister were with her at the race today. the three were there to see her mother run the race. >>> and right now, authorities gathering in boston. there will be a news conference any moment with an update on the investigation. we'll bring it to you tonight. we have team coverage. news team tom sherwood has more on the story. we begin tonight with shamari stone, live up in boston. >> reporter: well, the fbi is leading this investigation, focused on this area right over here. you see there the road closed. we're here at exeter and newbury street. the state investigators walked in and out of the perimeter, the closest point to the fini
, krystle campbell had moved in to live with her grandmother taking care of her after her grandmother underwent surgery. tragicall tragically, the parents were told that the friend who had gone to the race with crystle had died but then was then later told it was krystle. >> we have broken at the death of our daughter krystle marie. she was a wonderful person. everybody who knew her, loved her. she was always smiling. you couldn't ask for a better daughter. we can't believe this has happened. she has so happy in everything she did. this doesn't make any sense. >> the third victim was a boston university graduate student from china watching the end of the race with two friends not far from the school's campus. do we have mike barnicle with us? >> yes. >> mike, there is an effort to try and take care of these families. it's almost impossible to understand what has happened. >> mika, you know, this is who we are. not just in this city. but i think in this country. in chicago, where david is from, new york city, obviously, after september 11th. oklahoma city. and who we are as a nation, a
daughter, 29-year-old krystle campbell, who also killed in the attack. >> she was a wonderful person. >> reporter: campbell reportedly left her job at a restaurant recently to take care of her ailing grandmother compounding the grief, the initial glimmer of hope when the family was first told krystle was alive, only to learn it was her friend who survived. >> she was all smiles. couldn't ask for a better daughter. >> reporter: and this morning new details are trickling in about the third victim, a boston university graduate student from china who had been watching the marathon with two friends when tragedy struck. the parents of the graduate student of china have not released her name yet because they haven't told her grandparents, saying they don't think that they can handle it. also of note, that restaurant where campbell worked, they closed it today in her honor. >> thanks very much. >>> we turn to another potential terrorism scare out of washington. a letter mailed to a mississippi senator has tested positive for the deadly poison ricin and the senate has suspended mail delivery
. today we learned the identity of another fatality, 29-year-old krystle campbell of medford, mass. she was with her best friend watching that friend's boyfriend cross the finish line when she was killed in the blast. talk about going from joy well, to heaven, maybe. we also got new video from a marathon runner named jennifer treacy approaching the finish line when the first bomb went off. we're also learning new details about the bombs, themselves. we now know they contained explosives and shrapnel packed inside a pressure cooker, regular kitchen pressure cooker and they were placed inside backpacks. we also now know the bombs were set off by an electric timer. the "boston globe" reported a circuit breaker was used to trigger the dual explosions. president obama did something today he didn't do yesterday. he called it an act of terrorism. >> this was a heinous and cowardly act, and given what we now know about what took place, the fbi is investigating it as an act of terrorism. any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians, it is an act of terror. >> well, there's still so much
's remember the three people who were killed, killed so brutally at the end of that boston marathon. krystle campbell, martin richard and linzi lu. three people dead by a killer who had no respect for human life. the fbi is hunting. if you know where they are, if you
this week-long reign of terror. martin richard, krystle campbell, lingzi lu, and matt collier. patterson, an off duty firefighter, saved the life of a young boy at the finish line. and dick hoyt has run the marathon every year since 1981 while pushing his quaddriplegic son in a wheelchair. all shared in the honor of throwing out the ceremonial first pitches. >> it's time for our ceremonial first pitch. >> and in what has now become a boston sports tradition, the entire crowd sang the national anthem in unison. ♪ and the rockets red glare the bombs bursting in air ♪ >> then one of the greatest red sox ever, david ortiz, delivered a pep talk that may end up on a t-shirt tomorrow. >> this is [ bleep ] city. and nobody going to -- >> and finally, in the eighth, no game at fenway would be complete without neil diamond. this time not just on the p.a., they got him in person. >> usa, usa, usa! >> boston just hit a three run homer to go on top. and poppy harlow is live at historic fenway park. poppy, tell us about today's ceremony. >> reporter: you know, you stole my lead there. as you were
along the way. hanks very much. >> on behalf of krystle campbell, martin richard, lingzi lu, on behalf of the m.i.t. officer who was lost last night and the transit police offir who was injured, on behalf of the hundreds of people who were hurt by the explosions at the marathon, i want to say how ecchge, to l t law eorce wrk so well and together, together to bring us to tonight's conclusion. it was a very, veryicated case. it was a challengingase and there aril questions remaining to be answered. but as the colol said because of the extraordinary collaboration and croorp croopion by all of the -- w ration- peration have susct in custody night. their participation in this investigation by reviewing photographs of their own and others that were hundred through media ae thanu for at. helping us narrow in on these suspects. they were helpful and patient d we're grateful for that as well. tonight, i think we're going to easy. >> the zpwoffer and the colonel have put it well. tonight we feel a tremendous sense of gratitude and relief. the ordeal that this community and this neighborhood has
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